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Sr. Data Scientist

  • Remote
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Data Intelligence & Science

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • Remote - Vermont
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Key responsibilities

  • Work independently on all phases of an analytics project including; meeting with stakeholders, formulation, research, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance. 

  • Assist with problem formulation and the selection of an appropriate methodology. 

  • Hold pier reviews with Data Scientists across the organization 

  • Present findings and recommendations to stakeholders. 

  • Maintain an awareness of trends in the field; research and suggest new methodologies. 

Required Experience & Specialized Knowledge and skills  

  • Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or related quantitative field. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills 

  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques. 

  • Proven experience applying descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive statistics to real-world problems.  

  • Experience in general programming language, e.g., Python. 

  • Experience in R programming.

  • Experience querying relational databases using SQL and working with Snowflake.

  • Ability to develop, deploy and maintain production-ready code. 

  • The ability to present findings clearly and concisely to team members and business stakeholders 

Expertise in one or more of the following strongly preferred: 

  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

  • Generalized linear models, time series models, forecasting techniques, cluster analysis, and principle component analysis. 

  • Linear and mixed integer optimization, discrete event simulation, heuristic methods, and network flow analysis 

  • Machine Learning: Selecting, tuning, and implementing a variety of common supervised and unsupervised models, including decision trees, nearest neighbor models, and neural nets; and several standard ML libraries, such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or similar. 

  • Experience creating compelling data visualizations strongly preferred. 

  • Other duties as needed or required. 

  • Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements. 

  • Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or related quantitative field. 

  • BS/BA with 5 years’ experience; MS with 2 years’ experience; PhD with up to 2 years’ experience. 

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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